Haslam, David; Wittert, Gary
January 2009
Fast Facts: Obesity;2009, p7
Book Chapter
Chapter 1 of the book "Fast Facts: Obesity" is presented. It is reported that although levels of obesity are higher in developed countries including the U.S., obesity and its related health problems are considered a global problem. There is said to be an increase in the prevalence of obesity among men and women in England from 2007 to 2010. According to the U.S. Surgeon General, the number of obese children and adolescents in the country increased since 1980.


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